Northumbria University

Northumbria University


This course includes traditional aspects such as the laboratory culture and isolation of specific microbes alongside more contemporary aspects, including molecular biology and bioinformatics.

Entry requirements

Minimum of a lower 2nd Class Honours degree in a science-based subject, or equivalent qualification. English language requirements: IELTS 6.5, TOEFL (575 paper-based, 90 internet-based).

Course modules

Modules include: bioinformatics; subject exploration; molecular biology; microbial diversity; microbes and disease; molecular and cellular science project; graduate science research methods.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Centre Campus Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8ST North East

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Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
0191 227 4444